The number of licensed Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators continues to shrink, while the number of POGO-related kidnapping spikes.
As two new arrests make the POGO industry look just a little bit worse, several senators are asking if the sector should just be shut down.
Two Chinese nationals arrested after kidnapping another Chinese for ransom.
Increased pressure on illegal loansharking by law enforcement is working, and they can point to a decrease in kidnappings as proof.
A PAGCOR idea to provide licenses to POGO employees has lawmakers hopeful it could mean better tax collection, and the police are asking for more help.
A new kidnapping is causing sensational story lines, while a recent threat from President Duterte has left everyone wondering what comes next.
The two workers just wanted to go home, but they were beat up and had their lives threatened for the sentiment.
In a big day for POGO news, one operation has been shut down while another is being investigated for kidnapping.
Philippine police step up crackdown on casino-related kidnappings just days after China issues warning re the safety of its citizens in the country.
Cambodian authorities arrest nine Chinese nationals accused of kidnapping and torturing two other Chinese nationals who couldn't pay casino gambling debts.